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|22/10/2014||Half term adventures in Surreys countryside
Surrey’s countryside has lots to offer bored children this half term so if you are finding it hard to prise your kids off the sofa make sure you have a list of adventures to tempt them with.
|22/10/2014||Dont let your business count the cost of a flood
In 2013-2014, the wettest winter on record saw 3,200 commercial properties flooded and 7,700 homes flooded. While the costs to businesses are still being counted from this year’s floods, we know they can be high. The economic cost of the 2012 floods is estimated to be £70,222 for each business flooded.
|22/10/2014||What would you hate to lose in a flood?
Pets, photographs, wedding dress, children’s toys, important documents - all these things can be lost if you are unfortunate enough to be flooded.
|22/10/2014||Are you aged between18 and 24 and looking to start your career?
We are looking for motivated young people to join our Young Worker Programme aimed at providing paid work experience placements for 26 weeks. The Programme is open to people aged 18 to 24, who live in the district of Tandridge, are unemployed and looking to gain essential skills and work experience to enhance their future employment prospects.
|21/10/2014||Have your say on local transport in Surrey
Do you travel by bus to work, school, medical appointments or local shops? Maybe you use community transport such as Dial-a-Ride to get around, or occasionally catch the bus to visit a friend or relative.
|20/10/2014||Free Early Education for Two year olds (FEET) films
Over 3000 two year olds in Surrey are eligible for Free Early Education for Two year olds (FEET) - that’s 15 hours of free childcare per week.
|16/10/2014||Crime Summit - Tuesday 4 November
Tandridge District Council is inviting residents to a Crime Summit meeting being held on Tuesday 4 November at the Council Offices, Oxted. It is being hosted by the Overview and Scrutiny Committee and starts at 6.30pm with refreshments, followed by the meeting at 7pm.
|13/10/2014||October Parents' Pages 5 to 19 e-bulletin out now!
Parents’ Pages 5 to 19 is a dedicated e-bulletin for parents, carers and grandparents of 5 to 19 year olds (up to 25 years old for young people with a special educational need or a disability) and goes out each half term.
|9/10/2014||Want a free website for your group? Looking for community groups?
Want a free website for your group?
SurreyCommunity.info provides community groups in Surrey with free websites. It’s easy-to-use and you can quickly create web pages and add interactive features such as discussion forums and blogs.
|8/10/2014||Working together to keep your loved ones safe
Physical, emotional and financial abuse can affect adults of any age, but older people are particularly at risk. Everyone deserves to be treated with care and respect.
|8/10/2014||Domestic Abuse Awareness Week
Monday 13 October marks the start of Domestic Abuse Awareness Week which aims to raise awareness of the help available to victims of domestic abuse and those who may be worried about a friend or family member.
|7/10/2014||Surrey Opportunities Fair for young people
The Surrey Opportunities Fair returns to Epsom Down’s Race Course on Tuesday 14 October and is open to the public from 4-7pm.
|3/10/2014||Supporting Customer Services Week
Tandridge District Council is taking part in this year’s Customer Services Week which runs from Monday 6 October. National Customer Service Week is an opportunity to raise awareness of customer service and the vital role it plays in successful businesses.
|3/10/2014||Repair and Renew Grant deadline extended
The deadline for applications to the Repair and Renew Grant has now been extended to 31 October 2014. The deadline to return a full grant claim once your work has been done has also now been extended to 1 February 2015.
|22/9/2014||Handyperson Service celebrates its 10th anniversary
The Council’s Handyperson Scheme celebrates its 10th anniversary and will mark the occasion on Monday 6 October, as part of an Older Persons Day at the Douglas Brunton Centre in Caterham.
|18/9/2014||Special educational needs and disability (SEND) in Surrey
The government has introduced new legislation as part of the Children and Families' Act, 2014 which requires local authorities and all partner agencies to work in a new, more co-ordinated way from September 2014.